Community

Being a family and locally owned business we take pride in the communities we sell our products.

We sponsor various events throughout the year. Please see the links below for various upcoming area events:

Events:

We also believe in being active in our community. Listed below are a sampling of the local charities we are involved with:

 

UPCOMING LOCAL EVENT

Giving Tuesday

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June 5, 2013 – G&M and its employees helped promote the Budweiser water savings program “America Made Better” by skipping shaving, turning the water off while brushing teeth, or shortening showers by 20 minutes from May 27-June 5.  Twenty-one employees participated in the “No Shave Contest.”  Also, 66% of employees pledged to save water, which totaled 7,720 gallons of water saved between May 27-June 5.   In addition, Anheuser-Busch’s World Environment Day was June 5th.  G&M employees participated by volunteering to help preserve and protect the environment by planting 8 maple trees at Lake Storey Park and by cleaning up the lake and surrounding area.

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November 19, 2012 – G&M Distributors, Inc. recently held its 5th annual company food drive.  Organizers of the food drive were Marlo Abernathy and Shelby Attaway.

During the two week food drive, November 5-November 16, all employees were encouraged to donate non-perishable food items for the FISH Food Pantry in Galesburg.  In addition, a challenge was issued to each department within the company.  The overall individual winner and team winner who donated the most items will be announced at the company’s annual employee Christmas party.

The company is pleased to announce that this year’s drive collected 2,736 items, surpassing last year’s total by 306 items.

G&M food drive organizers Shelby Attaway, left, and Marlo Abernathy, right,
stand with the 2,736 items collected by employees during the company’s 5th annual food drive.

 

G&M Distributors, Inc. along with staff donated $11,014 to the 2012 United Way of Knox County’s Campaign. Pictured below G&M staff presenting the check to Judy Guenseth and Bev Nixon, United Way of Knox County’s campaign co-chairs.

 

 

G&M Distributors, Inc., presents a donation of $5000 to the of Discovery Depot for 2012 Corporate Sponsorship.  Pictured is Adam Vitale, President, G&M Distributors, Inc., Matt Warnsing, Executive Director, and Steve Gerstenberger, Board President, of Discovery Depot.

 

 

Employees of G&M give to FISH food pantry

Please click on the link below to read The Register-Mail’s article FISH welcomes the ‘giving season’

http://www.galesburg.com/news/business/x1439490458/FISH-welcomes-the-giving-season

Pictured below with the food G&M employees donated to FISH food pantry is Marlo Abernathy and Chris Admire.

 

 

G&M Distributors, Inc., presents a donation of $1000 to Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living.  Pictured is Adam Vitale, President, G&M Distributors, Inc., Dale Parsons, Executive Director, Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living.

 

Employees of G&M continue to give back with their annual Christmas gifts.  This year’s recipient is Community Living Options and Achievement Unlimited, Inc.   The gifts are for adults with special needs; many of them have no families and would not have received anything for Christmas.

Pictured below are all the gifts the employees purchased.